IgE-mediated sensitization to predatory mites in Swedish greenhouse workers.

@article{Johansson2003IgEmediatedST,
  title={IgE-mediated sensitization to predatory mites in Swedish greenhouse workers.},
  author={Eva Johansson and Birgitta Kolmodin-Hedman and Eija K{\"a}llstr{\"o}m and Liselotte Kaiser and Marianne van Hage-Hamsten},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2003},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={337-41}
}
BACKGROUND Predatory mites are used as biological pesticides worldwide for control of spider mites and other pests in greenhouses. The aim of this study was to investigate if predatory and spider mites give rise to sensitization among greenhouse workers who use biological pesticides. METHODS Blood samples were collected from 31 greenhouse workers from… CONTINUE READING